<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Tech News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/tech http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.com en-us Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:37:03 -0700 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:37:03 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Court: Don't Tell Him You're Pregnant on Facebook ]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:37:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/39weekpregnancy.jpg
An Oklahoma court ruled that Facebook alone isn't enough to notify a father that his biological child is being placed up for adoption.

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<![CDATA[App Uses Facial Recognition to Return Lost Dogs]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:48:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/finding+rover+app.jpg
A smartphone app that aims to reunite owners with lost dogs goes a few steps beyond missing posters.

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<![CDATA[Apple Event: New iPads Announced]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:11:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/new-ipad-AP903945536056_0.jpg
Check out the newest products and programs tech giant Apple announced on Oct. 16, 2014.

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<![CDATA[Woman Spends 15 Hours in Ravine After Chevy Rolls 500 Feet]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:50:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/chopper16.jpg
A woman was rescued in dramatic fashion from the base of Mount Hamilton Tuesday morning, after her car careened about 500 feet down an embankment the day before, and she spent more than 15 hours alone,...

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<![CDATA[Uber, Lyft, and Yellow Cab Get Failing Grades from BBB]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:02:09 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Rideshare_lyft_generic.jpg
Uber led the pack with 43 complaints, with five each for Yellow Cab and for Lyft.]]>
<![CDATA[Report Links GoPro to Brain Injury]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:12:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP886669197394.jpg
GoPro shares tumbled after reports linked the sports-camera maker to the ski accident of retired Formula 1 race car driver Michael Schumacher, sparking safety questions about the use of the

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<![CDATA[Snapchat Hacked, Nude Images Put Online]]> Sat, 11 Oct 2014 07:30:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/4601103451.jpg
Explicit images that could be of youthful users of Snapchat have been posted online, according to reports.

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<![CDATA[Teens Develop Brain-Teaser App]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 06:13:56 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/216*120/impossible+rush+app.jpg
Fifteen-year-old Chicago teen, Austin Valleskey, partnered up with an Australian teen of the same age to develop a popular brain-teaser app called “Impossible Rush.” With over 500,000 downloads at its peak, the...]]>
<![CDATA[Tesla to End Speculation Over "The D"]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 12:12:54 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/209*120/10-09-2014-tesla-model-s-470486031.jpg
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is expected to make an announcement Thursday night that should clear up a week of speculation that put "the D" in dramatic and a bump in the electric carmaker's stock price. The electric car...

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<![CDATA[NASA Offers Chance to Fly Your Name Into Space]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 06:34:36 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP290799397921.jpg
NASA is inviting the public to send their names into orbit when the agency's Orion spacecraft launches for a test flight on Dec. 4.

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<![CDATA[New iPad Expected at Apple Event Announced for Oct. 16]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 14:28:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/apple-invite1.jpg
Apple is expected to roll out new iPads on October 16th.

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<![CDATA[Google Maps Trails in 14 California State Parks]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 17:55:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GOOGLE-TRAIL-APP.jpg
Google is venturing into vacation territory as it unveils its Street View technology for trails in 14 California state parks.

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<![CDATA[Silicon Valley Enterpreneur Wins Nobel Prize]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 06:38:51 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/187*120/ShujiNakamura.JPG
Shuji Nakamura, a founder of Silicon Valley startup Soraa, won a Nobel Prize for physics.

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<![CDATA[Vizsafe Used for "Drought Shaming"]]> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 06:58:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/vanessa11PMwater_1200x675_338244675536.jpg
The smart phone app originally created to increase neighborhood safety is now being used to tattletale on people wasting water. NBC 7's Vanessa Herrera reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Report: Facebook Moving Into Healthcare]]> Sat, 04 Oct 2014 11:15:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/4654813851.jpg
Facebook may soon begin developing healthcare-oriented apps as the social network broadens its offerings. Meetings with healthcare industry types have already begun.

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<![CDATA[UC San Diego to Run Off Battery-Like System]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:54:51 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/430AT_VO_UCSD_EARTH_DAY_KNSD3TKB_1200x675_233788995596.jpg
One of the largest battery-based energy storage systems in the U.S., capable of running 2,500 homes, will soon be powering up UC San Diego.]]>
<![CDATA[Local Company to Use Drones]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:18:20 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/drone-generic-carlsbad-926.jpg
A North County company got the green light from the U.S. government to use drones to make movies. NBC 7's Omari Fleming reports from Carlsbad tonight with a look at what it all means for you.

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<![CDATA[College Bans App Over Bullying]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 08:54:05 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Yik+Yak+Norwich+University.jpg
Concerns over cyberbullying led a Vermont university to block users of the school's servers from accessing a social media app. The app, Yik Yak, allows users to post anonymous blurbs, including rants, gossip, or...]]>
<![CDATA[California Lawmakers Write Letter to Tesla]]> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:39:54 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/TESLA-FILE-VO---00001719.jpg
In another push to get Tesla to change its mind, California lawmakers sent a letter last week to CEO Elon Musk, urging him to bring a “gigafactory” to California, legislators revealed Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Androids Vs. iPhones: Tech Blogger Weighs In]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 14:47:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/182*120/tlmd_iphone64.jpg
With the release of the iPhone 6 slated for Friday, it’s time again for smartphone users to consider which phone is the smartest choice.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Man Buys iPhone 6, Drops It on Sidewalk]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:27:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2014-09-19+at+11.13.16+AM_edited-1.jpg
Jack Cooksey, 18, was the first person to leave the Perth, Australia Apple store with an iPhone 6. He then promptly dropped it.

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<![CDATA[iPhone Users Could Face Battery, Wi-Fi Issues From Latest Update]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:00:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/tsiphoneupdatepic.jpg
A tech expert advises consumers to wait before downloading the iOS 8 update.]]>
<![CDATA[Do You Need the iPhone 6?]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:47:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP501921875874.jpg
The question that's been buzzing: do you need the new iPhone 6? Tech reporter, Mike Wendland, shows what IOS 8 features are available for older iPhones.

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<![CDATA[Take the Phone Quiz: iPhone 6 or Android? ]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:46:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/pile+of+phones1.jpg
With the release of the iPhone 6 and a slew of other new phones now on the market, we've developed this guide to help you determine which phone is right for you. All you have to do is answer a few...

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<![CDATA[Apple Releases Tool to Remove U2 Album]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:14:07 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/455053622.jpg
Some iPhone users are not happy that U2's new album, "Songs of Innocence," was automatically added to their iTunes music library, free of charge. In response, Apple has released a special tool that lets people...

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<![CDATA[Google to Test Self-Driving Car Without Backup Driver]]> Sun, 14 Sep 2014 16:28:26 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Driverless+Google+Car.jpg
Google is getting set to hit the roads with its first ever self-driving car without a backup driver.

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<![CDATA[Apps Offer Users Way to Stay Safe When Walking Alone]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:14:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Safetrek-app.jpg
Something as simple as a smart phone app can alert those close to you or even law enforcement authorities if you find yourself in trouble.

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<![CDATA[California Now Home to More Than 100K Electric Cars]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 06:29:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/car+charger.jpg
An electric vehicle advocacy group says California surpassed the 100,000 mark for electric and plug-in hybrid cars.

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<![CDATA[Twitter Investigating Threats with Possible Links to ISIS]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 06:17:09 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/TWITTER-ISIS-THREATS-SOT-TZ---18281826.jpg
Twitter says its security team, along with relevant law enforcement officials, is investigating the veracity of apparent death threats made against its employees by radical

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<![CDATA[The Apple Watch: What You Need to Know]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 04:51:26 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/edt-apple-watch-thumb-new.jpg
Rumors of the Apple Watch have been swirling since 2012, and while Apple is not the first to debut a smartwatch, it has arguably designed the most elegant wearable yet. Here are the top features to know...

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<![CDATA[Apple's New Watch, iPhones]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:22:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/edt-iwatch-1.jpg
Apple announced two new iPhone models, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, and its new Apple Watch at an event in Cupertino on Sept. 9.

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<![CDATA[Apple Unveils Sleek New Watch]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 17:26:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/edt-apple-lead-455042032.jpg
Apple unveiled a sleek new smartwatch dubbed the Apple Watch and two new, bigger iPhones on Tuesday, marking its much-heralded entry into wearable technology and signaling its intentions to keep innovating three...

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<![CDATA[How to Sell Your iPhone for the Most Money]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 11:06:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/tlmd_iphone_edited.jpg
Looking to sell your iPhone before the new model is released? The longer you wait can affect the value of your phone dramatically.

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